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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Jul 3, 2008 9:07am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mickey

No chance of me making it across the Pond to see a show in person but I gave a listen to this one that went up on the Archive recently:


It's ok, I guess, but not a keeper as far as I'm concerned. Kimock noodles away to pretty good effect, but I've heard him much better than this. I have to say also that I thought the new songs were pretty weak (even if they are by Hunter) and I just don't get along with Jen Durkin's singing. One man's opinion.

Still, it's good to see some Mickey Hart shows going up.

is pretty damn good - check the Fire.

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Poster: alycabally Date: Jul 3, 2008 9:29am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mickey

Couldn't agree more. Jen Durkin was not in the same key as the band on occasion. I would rather see Kimock with Ratdog or the Dead, but who wouldn't? Despite his style of playing, I think he would have benefitted from a little more structure in the music.
Perhaps that is not what he is after..........

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Jul 3, 2008 9:48am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mickey

I think some of the work Kimock did with Phil and Friends and The Other Ones stands among his finest - Kimock and Hornsby are a dream combination for me. In fact, I reckon the 98 Other Ones with Lesh, Weir, Hart, Kimock, Hornsby, Mark Karan and John Molo is without doubt one of the finest bands you are ever likely to hear.

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